Red Wine, Melatonin and the affects on Sleep

The deeper Gnupharma dives into diet and human function, the more we realize how very little we know about how we really work.  What is that fast food cheeseburger or that glass of red wine really doing to you? So let’s discuss sleep a little.  Sleep is necessary for mammals and other life on the planet.  […]

Alcohol, Sleep, and the Endocannabinoid System

Can alcohol affect our sleep cycles and our abilities to get a good restful sleep?  It turns out yes! Our most basic processes can be found in ancestors all the way back to invertebrates.  How did an invertebrate store energy for use?  How did an invertebrate store pre-cursors to build chemical mediators?  Guess what!  They […]

Sleep and the Endocannabinoid System

I recently got asked a question about sleep and sleep regulation. How this works under the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a great example of how your body regulates a major function we all experience and it also presents an opportunity to discuss how medicine and conditions like sleep depravation might be viewed with new eyes. […]